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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1329439 (stock #12408)
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Sakkuri which is handwoven of hemp thread for warps and "okuso" for wefts. Okuso is by-product when hemp thread is made. It is not strong enough for warps. "O" means hemp and "kuso" means waste. This sodenashi (vest) has beautiful stitchwork with hemp thread in the upper body together with hand-spun cotton lining. It also has indigo dyed cotton cloth in the lower armholes and the collar belt with stitchwork with white cotton thread. It is from Ishikawa Pref. or Fukui Pref...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1328961 (stock #12406)
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Boro shikimono made of many fragments of indigo dyed cotton, some are hand-spun and some are machine-spun. The second half of the 20th century. 92cm x 170cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1328433 (stock #12402)
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Figured silk juban, under kimono with bold shibori spiral pattern. It has cotton lining. Generally in good condition except for some stains and moth holes in the front panel made of wool muslin. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1327655 (stock #J359)
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Mino (straw raincoat) hand-woven of rice straw or other weed. It is for more ornamental use than pratical use such as on the occasion of wedding or ceremony. It is from Yamagat Pref. in Tohoku district. In excellent condition except for one hole. Te second half of the 20th century. 103cm x 78cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1326753 (stock #12393)
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Two pairs of kyahan (shin cover) probably used by hunters when they went to mountains for protecting from snake bite etc. The top one is made of bark of tree and the bottom one is made of rice straws or weeds. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Top: 44cm x 26cm Bottom: 35cm x 25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1326489 (stock #12383)
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5 pieces of shifuku (silk pouch) for cha-ire (tea container) used in chado (tea ceremony). They are made of silk brocade and laces are also silk. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Measurement Clockwise: H:5cm Diameter:8.2cm, H:8.3cm D:7cm, H:7cm D:6.5cm, H:7.5cm D:7cm, H:8cm D:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1324629 (stock #12381)
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Bag made of gold brocade silk satin with woven pattern which are recycled from old cloth. It has thin cotton lining and the cord is silk. Late 19th to mid 20th century. In good condition except for some wear and holes near the bottom. W:35.5cm H:24cm (when it is flat)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1321319 (stock #11354)
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Boro shikimono with beautiful sashiko (quilting) with white cotton thread. It has two to four layers of cotton pieces with stripe, check and plain. The first half of the 20th century. 103cm x 77cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1320494 (stock #J349)
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Bandori, a pad for back-pack used on special occasion such as wedding. The ordinary one is made of only rice straw and this one has decoration hand-knitted of hemp. The shoulder belts are made of rice straw and recycled cotton strips. It is from Shonai region in Yamagata Pref. in Tohoku. The first half of the 20th century. L with belts:70cm W:26cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1320351 (stock #11347)
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Pilgrim's hanten made of white cotton with many stamps of the sacred sites where the pilgrim visited. The sacred site is called "fuda-sho" where pilgrims have the temple collect their shakyo, hand-copied sutra and pay the nokyo-ryo, fee for the collection of the shakyo as a donation after a prayer, and they receive the stamp of the hoin in the nokyo-cho as well as on the hanten...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1319342 (stock #11346)
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Boro noragi (work wear) or juban ( under kimono) made of many kinds of recycled cloth which are hand-spun or machine-woven cotton with shibori(tie-dyeing), katazome(stencil-dyeing), kasuri(ikat), stripes and plain. Silk with katazome is used in the lining. The shibori is from Akita Pref. in Tohoku. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 130cm x 116cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1318638 (stock #11339)
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Rare item. Boro cotton kimono (yukata) whose original ground cloth is jishiro Narumi-kongata. It is hand-spun cotton with stencil-dyeing which is imitating shibori (tie-dyeing) made in Meiji (1868~1912). Other cloth are machine-woven cotton. The first half of the 20th century. It is worn out and has holes and dirty parts. 126cm x 133cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1316899 (stock #J343)
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Urushi small tray with gold makie whose motifs are auspicious noshi and treasures. It has an original wooden box. In excellent condition except for a chip (8mm) in the rim. Late 19th to mid 20th century. W:27cm L:18cm H:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1315828 (stock #J341)
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Basket made of yama-budo (crimson glory vine) for body part and akebi (akebia vine) for handles. It is from Tohoku region, North-East of the Honshu. In excellent condition. 20th century. 48cm x 33cm x 16cm (body part)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1315591 (stock #J340)
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Mingei wooden box with carving. In good condition but has some dents and scratches on the lid. 20th century. 13.5cm x 29cm x 5.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1310148 (stock #11301)
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Woman's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori pattern. The ground cloth is vertical rib weave. In excellent condition. 20th century. 130cm x 156cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1309896 (stock #11295)
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Pilgrim's coat made of asa (hemp) with hand-written Buddhist sutra. It also has stampted Zao Gongen who is a main image of the Kinpusen-ji temple and Ominesan-ji temple. It has many red stamps of holy places where the pilgrim had visited such as Ominesan-ji, Kinpusen-ji, Zaodo etc. which are located between Wakayama and Nara prefecture where "shugen-sha ( holy man )" has been practicing Shugendo. The area was designated as "World Heritage". The first half of the 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1301490 (stock #J330)
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Bamboo basket with silk cloth which is plain weave with Chinese figure design. The lining is twill weave silk cloth. In good condition except for a few tiny holes and the some of bamboo strips in the corners have minor cuts. The first half of the 20th century. Basket:16cm x 22cm x 6cm, Cloth:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1301380 (stock #11259)
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Miyako-jufu man's kimono hand-woven of choma (ramie) and dyed with Ryukyu-ai. The wefts and the warps are hand plied. Miyako-jofu has been woven in Miyako Island in Okinawa since 14th century. It was called "Satsuma-jofu" in Edo period as the island belonged to Satsuma feudal domain. It was imposed as tax. It is time-consuming process of thread making, thread plying, weaving as matching the wefts and warps kasuri patterns. It is pounded with mallet to make it shiny after the cloth is woven...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1300037 (stock #11248)
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Woman's unlined kimono made of pongee silk with itajime-shibori (board-clamped dyeing) pattern. It looks chemical indigo-dyed. In excellent condition except for a small brown stain in the back sleeve (5mm x 5mm). The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1296896 (stock #11223)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth and most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It used to be a futon cover so that it still has cotton dust. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1296503 (stock #11221)
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Four pieces of cotton velvet with motifs of Gion or Gion matsuri in Kyoto. Clockwise from the top left: 1.Gissha and pine tree, 40.5cm x 31cm 2. Chidori and skewered dumplings, 31cm x 37cm 3.Yasaka Tower and moon, 26.5cm x 40cm 4.Naginata-boko, a float with a long-handled sword on the roof, of the Gion Matsuri held in July, 35cm x 34.5cm Generally in good condition but some silver or gold parts have wrinkled lines. 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1295033 (stock #11212)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing). Late 19th to mid 20th century. 125cm x 184cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294164 (stock #11208)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with very fine sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are also cotton. The first half of the 20th century. 59cm x 57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1293557 (stock #J325)
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Small wooden (kiri, paulownia) drawer coated with red urushi and has beautiful gold makie in front. It also has nice metal fitting for ornament as well as reinforcement. The drawers have green silk lining. In good condition, no distortion except for some stains in gold makie, some chips on the edge and urushi came off in the bottom. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 16.5cm x 17.5cm x 21.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292124 (stock #11195)
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Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has beautiful hand stitching (sashiko) in the top of the back, in the shoulders and in the both sides. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th mid 20th century. 59cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1288024 (stock #J317)
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Akebi vine basket used in the field or in the mountain. It is from Tohoku (East-North) district. It has a rope made of cotton strips recycled from old cotton cloth such as kimono or futonji. In excellent condition. 20th century. w:49cm H:30cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1286850 (stock #11156)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth is hand-spun cotton with stripes and the mending patches are hand-spun as well as machine-woven cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. It has many thin parts. 102cm@‚˜ 166cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1286845 (stock #11155)
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Cotton futonji with tsutsugaki design which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The motifs of the round crest are: crane, peony, wisteria, bamboo, cherry blossom, pine tree, plum flower and so on. In excellent condition except for a few unnoticeable stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 99cm 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1283116 (stock #J312)
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Wooden tray with hand-carved Arabesque design. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter:30cm Height:2.6cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277234 (stock #11095)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are made of hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition except for some indigo bleeding in the belts. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 53cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1273970 (stock #11092)
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Silk brocade cloth woven with supplementary wefts on dark blue twill ground. It might be a cloth for a stage costume such as hakama (pants) worn at Noh drama or Kyogen. In excellent condition. 41.5cm x 3m16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1266142 (stock #11068)
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Meisen kimono with geometric pattern which is weft kasuri. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are such as checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. In excellent condition. The lining is cotton. Early Showa period,1930s. 122cm x 141cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1266135 (stock #11067)
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Meisen haori with double ikat patten which is wood and cloud motif. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. This one has woods motif with double ikat patten. It has palin weave silk lining with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) flower pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1257551 (stock #J291)
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Bamboo basket for flower arrangement handwoven of bamboo strips. It has a water container made of copper. In good condition but has a bamboo strip loose part on the rim of the boat . Late19th to mid 20th century. L:40cm W:19cm (10th photo) H:28cm Diameter of the container:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1255671 (stock #11030)
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Pilgrim's hanten made of gray cotton with Sanscrit letters which are the symbols of the Buddhas. And also "Omine-san" in kanji letters which is located in Nara prefecture. It has been the hallow mountain and the center of the ascetic training, called shugen-do. This hanten has printed images of "En-no-gyosha, a founder of the shugen-do and "Fudo" in the back. In good condition except for light stains. It comes with an original sash. The first half of 20th century. 130cm x 95cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1254120 (stock #J288)
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Small ema which is a wooden plaque with painting of a horse or other motif and dedicated to a shrine or a temple for prayer or gratitude. It has a sign "Hie Shrine" which is located in the center of Tokyo. Generally in good condition. 20th century. W:15.5cm H:9.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1253285 (stock #11012)
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Sakiori kotatsu-kake ( cover ) woven of cotton strips for wefts which are recycled from old kimono, futon cover, furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) and so on. Warps are asa ( hemp ) threads. Kotatsu is a heater made of wooden frame where charcoals or a briquette of coal are put and covered with a futon ( cover ). The lining is cotton stripe and has a bit of yellowish parts. In good condition but has a cotton kasuri mending patch, some wear and wefts loose parts. 20th century. 168cm x 164cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1248013 (stock #10982)
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Sakiori hanten made of cotton strips recycled from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. The wefts are cotton and warps are asa (hemp) threads. It has beautiful sashiko (stitches) on the shoulders. Generally in good condition but has some wear in the collar and in the both shoulders. The first half of the 20th century. 119cm x 79cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1246877 (stock #J281)
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Negoro-nuri large tray made of wood. Negoro-nuri was originally made in Kishu (Wakayama and the southern part of Mie Pref.) by Buddhist monks between 13th and 16th century. It was made for their daily use such as trays, plates and bowls. The feature of Negoro-nuri is vermilion urushi, functional and simple design. Also, the more used, the more under painted black urush comes out. In excellent condition except a tiny chip. 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1234332 (stock #J263)
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Pair of lacquer trays with hand-painted dragonfly, Japanese silver grass and bush clover which are motifs of autumn. Generally in good condition but the dragon one has minor chips on the rim and the other one has a flaw. The former half of the 20th century. Diameter:24.5cm Height:2.2cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1231341 (stock #J260)
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Bamboo flower basket in gourd design. It is handwoven of bamboo strips and decorated with branches. It has a metal water container. In good condition but has some shiny parts, so that it is possible it was coated with lacquer later. Former half of the 20th century. W:45cm D:23cm H:39cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1224989 (stock #J257)
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Wooden figure of Tosa-inu (Tosa dog) representing Yokozuna (grand champion of sumo ). Tosa is located in Kochi prefecture in Shikoku district. In good condition except for some dirt in the ropes. 20th century. W:10.3cm x H:10.3cm D:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1209996 (stock #10858)
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A rice bag made of many pieces of cotton stripes which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. It was used when people dedicated rice to temples or shrines, or exchanged rice as gifts. In good condition except for some wear. The former half of the 20th century. 74cm x 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1209572 (stock #10853)
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Unlined woman's summer kimono with whirlpool pattern. The pattern is stencil-dyeing on kinu-chijimi (silk crēpe) ground. Generally in good condition but has some yellowish parts in the back (not very noticeable). Mid 20th century. 162cm x 142cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1200688 (stock #10833)
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This is a cotton Kurume kasuri futonji. It is said that Kurume kasuri was first woven ca.1800 in Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu. Its features are geometric and wood block like patterns and some have light blue indigo color. It was designated as important intangible cultural heritage in 1957, however only a few families are practicing traditional way of produce such as hand-binding, natural indigo-dyeing and hand-weaving these days...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1197753 (stock #10828)
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This is a bag made of cotton fragments. It is from Northwest India. The cotton woodblock prints are used in the upper part and in the lining. All hand-sewn. 20th century. In good condition except for a stain. 59cm x 95cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1197739 (stock #J244)
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This is a pair of roji geta (clogs) which are used at the tea ceremony. Instead of zōri (sandals), they are used in case of snow or rain in the roji (adjacent garden). Used but in good condition. The base is made of cedar and straps are made of bamboo skin. 9.5cm x 25cm four pairs are available
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1193538 (stock #10804)
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This is a meisen kimono with double kasuri pattern which is abstract scenery of the garden. In excellent condition except for some stains in the upper part of the lining. Mid 20th century. 160cm x 148cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1189619 (stock #J237)
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This is a pair of bamboo ornaments with carved Chinese-style poetry, however some Chinese characters are not readable, so its meaning is not clear either. In good condition. W:9.5cm, L:94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1182226 (stock #J233)
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This is a pair of tokkuri for sake (Japanese wine) with beautiful hand-painted crane designs which are exactly same pattern on both ones. Probably made in Kyoto (Kyo-yaki). In excellent condition with no chip or crack. It comes with an original wooden box. H:16cm Diameter of the top:3.2cm Diameter of the bottom:4.5cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1152927 (stock #10671)
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This is a L size kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of many kinds of hand-spun cotton with katazome, stripes and checks. Komebukuro was used when people dedicated rice to shrines or they exchange it as gifts. In good condition but has several mending patches. The former half of the 20th century. 80cm x 52cm ( when it is flat )
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1144652 (stock #10641)
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This is a meisen kimono with geometric pattern in white, red and black. In good condition except for the blackish part in the back ( not stain but weaving flaw ) and some stains in the front lining. 1950s 128cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1133592 (stock #10605)
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This is a pair of kyahan ( shin cover ) made of natural indigo dyed cotton and has beautiful and elaborate sashiko ( quilting ). It is from Tohoku ( east-north ) district. In good condition. The former half of the 20th century. 36cm x 13.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1132506 (stock #10601)
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This is a pair of tabi (�@socks ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ). It is made of natural indigo dyed cotton and sashiko threads are cotton. It has cotton flannel lining. In good condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:22cm W:9.5cm H:11.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1122402 (stock #10561)
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This is a cotton furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ) for strength as well as ornament. It is dyed with natural indigo. Used but in excellent condition except for a few tiny holes. The former half of the 20th century. 132cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1119900 (stock #J186)
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This is a lithograph print by Morita Kohei ( 1916~1994 ) who was a Japanese style painter and studied under Yasuda Yukihiko. It is titled "Sakura-fubuki ( petals of the cherry blossoms are blowing in the wind )". His works are known that they got subjects from old stories and histories. It is 74th of the 100 prints. In excellent condition with his own sign and original seal. Measurement of the frame:55cm x 60cm Measurement of the print:32cm x 41cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1119069 (stock #10548)
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This is a nobori ( vertical banner ) which is made of hand-spun thick cotton. It has a crest and hand-drawn wave design. In good condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 2m57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
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This is a futon cover with rare and modern pattern ( probably the Big Dipper or the Septentrions ) which is katazome ( stencil-dye ). It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has thick texture. In good condition but has some indigo faded parts and a few mending patches in the back. The seams in the middle and both in the top as well as in the bottom are sewn by machine. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 188cm x 189cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1104462 (stock #J172)
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This is a four panel byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-paintings of nature on washi ( Japanese paper ). It has the artist's rakkan ( stamps ), but it is unable to identify. In good condition, but has some patina, a few rips and stains. Early to mid 20th century. Size of one panel:40.5cm x 51cm